News Releases - Government of New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/featured_news.html Featured News - Government of New Brunswick Returning offices open as September election officially underway http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1107.html With the writ officially issued triggering the provincial general election on Sept. 22, Elections New Brunswick opened its returning offices across the province today. Thu, 21 August 2014 10:29:00 AST Investment in Moncton infrastructure http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1100.html The provincial government will invest up to $23.85 million in support of the City of Moncton’s strategic priority infrastructure projects, to allow the construction of a new downtown entertainment centre. Wed, 20 August 2014 10:47:00 AST Construction to begin on new addition to Sussex nursing home http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1088.html Construction is set to begin on an $11.3 million, 30-bed addition to the Kiwanis Nursing Home in Sussex. Tue, 19 August 2014 10:47:00 AST New Brunswick Museum receives $1.1 million for Collections Centre improvement http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1085.html The provincial government is investing $1.1 million in the development of a plan to improve the conditions of the New Brunswick Museum Collections Centre. Mon, 18 August 2014 14:06:00 AST Provincial government invests in Wells Community Recreation Centre http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1082.html The provincial government is investing $967,000 towards improvements to the Wells Recreation Centre and walking trail. Mon, 18 August 2014 13:24:00 AST Location announced for new Miramichi school http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1081.html A new school for students in kindergarten through Grade 8 will be built on the same property as Croft Elementary School in Miramichi. Mon, 18 August 2014 13:20:00 AST Contingency plan in place for Grand Manan http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1071.html The provincial government is taking steps to ensure Grand Manan residents have access to emergency services following Saturday’s fatal plane crash. Sun, 17 August 2014 18:32:00 AST Premier’s statement on Grand Manan plane crash http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1069.html The following statement was issued by Premier David Alward following a fatal plane crash on Grand Manan Island Saturday, Aug. 16 Sat, 16 August 2014 16:01:00 AST Minister’s Statement on fatal plane crash on Grand Manan http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1068.html The following statement was issued by Health Minister Hugh Flemming following a plane crash this morning on Grand Manan Island Sat, 16 August 2014 15:53:00 AST IT company creating 63 jobs in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1041.html A Vancouver-based information technology company is opening a strategic sales and development centre in Saint John, creating 63 full-time jobs. Thu, 14 August 2014 09:28:00 AST Premier’s message on National Acadian Day http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1035.html On Aug. 15, Acadians across New Brunswick will join fellow Acadians throughout North America and around the world in celebration of their history, determination and vitality. Wed, 13 August 2014 08:59:00 AST Provincial government invests in Doaktown community park http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1030.html The provincial government is investing $87,000 towards a new community park in Doaktown. Tue, 12 August 2014 11:22:00 AST Provincial government invests in Blackville Municipal Park http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1029.html The provincial government is investing a total of $80,000 in improvements to the community park in Blackville. Tue, 12 August 2014 10:30:00 AST Deal reached with Chaleur Sawmills http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1025.html The provincial government has reached an agreement with Chaleur Sawmills which will see it receive an additional 30,000 cubic metres of wood for its facility in Belledune. Mon, 11 August 2014 14:56:00 AST Enhancements to New Brunswick animal protection regulations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1023.html The provincial government will introduce regulatory changes to ban 24-hour tethering of dogs and increase penalties for other violations that compromise their health and safety. Mon, 11 August 2014 11:33:00 AST Premier's statement on appointment of Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau as lieutenant-governor http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1018.html The following statement regarding the appointment of Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau to the office of lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick was issued today by Premier David Alward. Fri, 08 August 2014 17:15:00 AST Bilateral meetings at the World Acadian Congress http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1015.html The provincial government held a series of meetings with a number of visiting dignitaries on the first day of the World Acadian Congress. Fri, 08 August 2014 16:06:00 AST Official opening of the World Acadian Congress http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1014.html The official opening of the 2014 World Acadian Congress, held in l’Acadie des terres et forêts (the land and forests of Acadie), takes place tonight in Edmundston. Fri, 08 August 2014 11:56:00 AST All energy blueprint action items now complete http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1009.html The provincial government released its final progress report for The New Brunswick Energy Blueprint today, marking the completion of all action items of the three-year plan released in 2011. Thu, 07 August 2014 13:26:00 AST Investment made in eLearning http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1005.html The provincial government will invest $800,000 over two years in SkillsNB, a new eLearning platform offering training and up-skilling online courses. Thu, 07 August 2014 10:06:00 AST Tripartite agreement to revive shipbuilding and repair in Bas-Caraquet http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.0996.html The provincial government, the New Brunswick Naval Centre, and the Océan company announced today the conclusion of an agreement aimed at reviving the shipbuilding and repair sector in Bas-Caraquet Tue, 05 August 2014 09:31:00 AST Ten members named to Order of New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.0993.html As part of New Brunswick Day celebrations, the names of the 2014 recipients of the Order of New Brunswick were announced today in Cocagne. Mon, 04 August 2014 11:31:00 AST Funding to Fredericton Loyalists Rugby Club facility http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.0989.html The provincial government is contributing $50,000 towards a community development infrastructure project in Fredericton. Fri, 01 August 2014 13:14:00 AST New wellness strategy announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.0980.html The provincial government has released a renewed wellness strategy for New Brunswick. Fri, 01 August 2014 10:17:00 AST Premier’s message / New Brunswick Day http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.0979.html New Brunswick Day is a special time for our province. It is an opportunity for New Brunswickers to join together to celebrate family and community, as well as our outstanding past, present and future. Fri, 01 August 2014 09:54:00 AST Thu, 21 August 2014 10:29:00 AST